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12-21-2010 03:45 AM
Originally Posted by JeffreyCH View Post
Be sure to stay well hydrated, sports drinks with added electrolytes work well. Eat a couple bananas everyday for potassium. Do a good stretch in the morning, evening, and a few basic stretches during the day. That should get ya good to go.....still have the girl rub ya down though

That's how I do it, and I'm 41, ride 7-10 days straight on my trips to Co. open to close pretty much non-stop except for a few beer breaks here and there. I also ride my local hill pretty much every weekend, so I stay in shape.
hahahhaha mt. creasent ski patrol. i lived in omaha and went to school in lincoln, but now i live in denver. hilarious and what a small world
12-16-2010 03:47 PM
mdc Here is what I suggest...

Do a couple of big fat gator tails ================================================== ================

If you do too much chowder then hit a J to mellow out.

When you legs hurt too much go see your Dr. and get a script for pain killers. Take pain killer, drink whiskey, gator tail, J > repeat.
12-16-2010 10:43 AM
Originally Posted by Karasene View Post
...........pickle juice?

is that with or without a can of spinach?
Yuk yuk yuk!

I've read of pickle juice too. It has potassium and sodium, both electrolytes that help stave off muscle cramps.
12-16-2010 10:42 AM
InfiniteEclipse lets work something out... I'll take the leftover pickles
12-16-2010 10:26 AM
Karasene ...........pickle juice?

is that with or without a can of spinach?
12-16-2010 01:27 AM
J.Schaef Drink Pickle Juice instead of sports drinks. (no joke)

Eat lots of veggies.
12-15-2010 06:59 PM
Tarzanman Bananas and snickers bars and gatorade
11-26-2010 07:53 PM
Originally Posted by BurtonAvenger View Post
Energy drinks are the worst thing you could put in your body. Banana's help but pick up some Sport Legs potassium supplements I'll crank those when I'm going a few days hard and need a boost. Water is key the other thing is know when to quit if you're up there open to close every day of course you're body is going to say fuck you and shut down. I rode 190 days last year but it wasn't open to close every day 4 to 6 hours is a good amount of time.

great advice energy drinks like monster or red bull are more likely too make you cramp then help. all you need is to strecth hydrate eat bananas consume electrolytes through supps. check out some vids on youtube for stretches. important thing to remember tight supporting muscles will make primary muscles cramp too. stretch out your calves hams glutes quads.
11-26-2010 04:42 PM
InfiniteEclipse You can shop here: SportLegs Vitamins 6-pack for a price of $7.95 for a 6 pack, and you can even use coupon code: freeshipping to get, you guessed it, free shipping.
11-26-2010 03:54 PM
Toecutter I like SportLegs too. I don't know if they really work or if they're placebo, but on big days I'll pop three before I head out. Like BA said, water is important so you stay hydrated but if you're simply not in condition then your legs will eventually give out regardless of what products you eat, drink, or do.

SportLegs - Welcome
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